CRJU Criminal Justice

CRJU   6638   Proseminar in Social Science

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course introduces students to the foundations and controversies in social scientific research.

Cross Listing(s): ANTH   6638, POLS   6638, SOCI   6638.

CRJU   7434   Quantitative Research Design

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the study of the role of theory, research design, sampling, measurement and instrumentation, data collection, and ethical issues related to social scientific research.

CRJU   7436   Qualitative Research Design

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course addresses the analysis and practice of qualitative methodology in social science. Topics may include participant observation, ethnographic methods, interviews, case studies, content analysis, archival research and other innovative techniques.

CRJU   7437   Statistics for Social Science

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course addresses the techniques and statistics necessary to design and interpret quantitative social scientific research.

CRJU   7631   Theories of Crime and Deviance

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is an examination of both classical and contemporary explanations of crime and deviance, including, but not limited to: control, learning, strain, labeling, rational choice, conflict and theoretical integration.

CRJU   7632   Seminar in Criminal Justice

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course explores a selected topic in criminal justice of interest to groups of students, including, but not limited to policing, corrections, courts, or the law, which are relevant to their course of specialization in the graduate curricula of the University. Course may be repeated when topic is different.

CRJU   7633   Seminar in Criminology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the exploration of a selected topic in criminology of interest to groups of students which are relevant to their course of specialization in the graduate curricula of the University. Course may be repeated when topic is different.

CRJU   7790   Practicum

3-9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed as an educational placement to give graduate students a practical experience in a vocationally-appropriate setting.

CRJU   7891   Independent Study

1-3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is an independent examination of graduate course topics offered in the criminal justice and criminology curriculum of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology following guidelines of the College of Graduate Studies.

CRJU   7892   Directed Research

1-3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course requires participation in an independent or group research project. More than three hours of credit for directed research may be earned, but only three hours may be applied to the completion of minimum hours required for the M.A. Degree in Social Science with concentration in Criminal Justice and Criminology.

CRJU   7999   Thesis

1-6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will conduct a critical and analytical research thesis examining an approved criminal justice or criminology topic.